About

Kat Studios is a Performing Arts Company that develops young artists to reach their true star potential.

Here at Kat Studios we create a space where young performers can openly and freely express themselves through Singing, Dancing, Acting and much more. Our programs are designed to guide students in the right direction to help reach their full artistic potential. Guiding young artists through their own creative process is something that is very important to us, here at Kat Studios and what sets us apart from any other performance program in Ontario. Through enrolment of our program, students will gain experience performing in front of an audience, full development of stage presence, proper posture, voice control, character development and over all conviction on stage. Students will gain foundational and transferable skills such as, Confidence, Imagination, exploration, teamwork, trust, improvisation, storytelling, freedom of thought and expression, vocal speech training, stage combat, numerous forms of dance including, (Ballet, Hip hop, Theatre Jazz, ballroom, musical theatre) and movement, stage combat, Ear training, and sight reading music.

 

__Artistic Director__

Katie Norton is originally from Guelph Ontario and is proud to be back in her home town developing her very own Performance Program for the creative youth performers of Guelph and surrounding area. Katie began her training when she was three at The Royal City School of Ballet and Theatre Jazz Company with Patricia McLeod.  Katie was immersed in a strict ballet form and that was where she developed a true appreciation and passion for the Performing arts.  Katelin studied Theatre Jazz, Modern, Contemporary and Classical Ballet for fifteen years at RCSB while pursuing acting with theatre companies in her local region.  Katelin’s first theatre performance was with The Little Theatre Company, Guelph, where she played the role of Lucy in Dracula.  Katie has Directed many productions in the GTA such as, “Salt Watermoon” by David French, “The Audition “By Don Zolidis and most recently, “Check Please” by Jonathan Rand. Katie is a graduate of Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts College in Toronto, Ontario. Katie has a Three year Private Conservatory intensive Diploma in Singing, Dancing , Theatre and Film acting and has years of experience working with Youth performers of all levels. Katie is very passionate about what she teaches and only hopes that she can take her skills and experience and make a positive impact on her students.

To Find out more about Kat Studios Director Katie,  follow this link.

http://katelinnorton.workbooklive.com